December 5, 2016

Luxury Condos Near Top Universities in New York City

Investing in real estate might be the best gift you can give yourself. Here are some of the most luxurious developments near top NYC Universities.

by New York Spaces

Gramercy Square
Gramercy Square.

Gramercy Square is a 223-unit development in Gramercy Park that is situated between NYU and Baruch College. The development, which consists of four different buildings, appeals to parents and students alike. The 18,000-SF amenity club is the perfect place to unwind after class, featuring a fitness center with a 75-foot lap pool and wellness programming curated by La Palestra. The club also has a private dining space and a wine cellar, among other amenities where parents can relax.

The Encore
The Encore.

The Encore, Glenwood's latest luxury building at 175 West 60th Street, is directly next to Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus. College living can't compare to the opulent studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments and amenities, which include a rooftop pool and whirlpool spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, multiple resident lounges and an open-air terrace.

Waverly Brooklyn
Waverly Brooklyn.

Waverly Brooklyn is Clinton Hill/Fort Greene's newest luxury condo and is a five minute walk to the Pratt Institute School of Architecture. Pricing for the full-service, 48-unit building starts at approx. $595K and goes up to $2.4M. The building's mix of residences, from studios to four-bedrooms, feature thoughtful interior layouts, sun-filled residences and clean modern lines, along with the convenience of a subway station on the same block—a luxury for a student on the go.

7 dekalb
7 Dekalb Avenue.

7 DeKalb Avenue is a 250-unit development part of City Point that is less than a five minute walk from Berkeley College's Brooklyn location. The 50 market-rate units are 90% leased and all feature access to City Point's retail, restaurants, entertainment and public transportation. The building's host of amenities are well-suited for student living, including two resident lounges for studying, a laundry room on each floor, a 1,500-square-foot fitness center with separate weight room and lounge.

Circa Central Park
Circa Central Park.

Circa Central Park, a 38-unit residential development in upper Manhattan is situated across form Central Park, amongst Columbia University and Barnard College. The homes range from studios to five-bedroom penthouses, and offers amenities such as a landscaped courtyard area, shared rooftop terrace, a room equipped with Mac computers and bike storage. Pricing starts at $970,500 and ranges to $10.5 million.

Fifty Third and Eigth
Fifty Third and Eighth.

Fifty Third and Eighth, located a short walk from Juilliard and Fordham, is a 25-story Hell's Kitchen luxury condominium that features 262 one-, two- and three-bedroom residence. Student-friendly amenities include a private outdoor pup park; rooftop terrace featuring BBQ grills, picnic tables and a sundeck; a second floor terrace with gardens; 24-hour doorman and concierge; fitness center & spa; and a library lounge equipped with a communal work table.

Fifty West
Fifty West.

50 West, one of the Financial District's newest luxury towers, is located within minutes of Pace University, ranked as one of the nation's top 200 institutions of higher education. Student-friendly amenities slated to be offered at 50 West upon its completion include a curated library, teen room and designated bike storage and rental services.

Citizen 360
Citizen360.


Citizen360, Anbau's luxury condominium with 84 one-four bedroom homes, is located in Yorkville near Hunter College, New York School of Interior Design and Marymount Manhattan College. Student-friendly amenities such as a fitness center with yoga and training studios, an art studio and an infrared spa provide a change of pace from a busy graduate routine.

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